A 1wiseson accepts his father'sdiscipline, But a 2scoffer does not listen to rebuke.
From the fruit of a man'smouth he a3enjoysgood, But the bdesire of the treacherous is 4violence.
The one who 5guards his mouthpreserves his life ; The one who 6openswide his lipsccomes to ruin.
The soul of the sluggardcraves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is madefat.
A righteousman7hatesfalsehood, But a wickedmand8actsdisgustingly and shamefully.
6Righteousness9guards the eone whose way is blameless, But wickednesssubverts the fsinner.
7There is one who 10pretends to be rich, but hasnothing ; Another gpretends to be 11poor, but has greatwealth.
The ransom of a man'slife is his wealth, But the poorhearsnorebuke.
The 12light of the righteoushrejoices, But the 13lamp of the wickedgoes out.
Through insolenceicomesnothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receivecounsel.
11Wealth obtained by jfrauddwindles, But the one who gatherskby laborincreases it.
12Hopedeferredmakes the heartsick, But desirelfulfilled is a tree of life.
The one who 14despises the word will be min debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be 15rewarded.
The nteaching of the wise is a 16fountain of life, To turnaside from the 17snares of death.
1518Goodunderstandingproducesfavor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.
16Every19prudentmanacts with knowledge, But a foolodisplaysfolly.
A wickedmessengerfalls into adversity, But 20a faithfulenvoy brings healing.
18Poverty and shame will come to him who 21neglectspdiscipline, But he who regardsreproof will be honored.
19Desirerealized is sweet to the soul, But it is an abomination to fools to turnaway from evil.
2022He who walks with wisemen will be wise, But the companion of fools will sufferharm.
2123Adversitypursuessinners, But the 24righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.
A goodman25leaves an inheritance to his qchildren'schildren, And the 26wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.
2327Abundantfood is in the fallowground of the poor, But rit is sweptaway by injustice .
He who 28withholds his srodhates his son, But he who loves him t29disciplines him diligently.
The 30righteousuhasenough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the 31wicked is in need.